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2015 Regular Session



General Assembly - Special Election to Fill a Vacancy in Office

Sponsored by:

Senator Feldman


In the Senate - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution authorizing the counties and the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to enact legislation authorizing a special election to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator; establishing that if a vacancy occurs by January 1 of the year immediately following the year that the Delegate or Senator takes office and a special election is authorized, the special election shall coincide with the next ensuing regular presidential and congressional election; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Feldman, Raskin, Benson, Currie, Guzzone, Hough, Kagan, King, Madaleno, Manno, and Young
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0604
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on enactment of a constitutional amendment and on a referendum
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):State Government - General Assembly
Counties - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Baltimore City
Constitutional Amendments
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Political Candidates
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - III - Legislative Department
(13, 6, 7)
Article - XVII - Quadrennial Elections
(1 through 3)

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October 24, 2017 4:47 P.M.